People can make real works of art with their hands. But only few of us appreciate these items and treat them as simple items for the everyday use. A special miniature sheet has been released by Finnish Post, the aim of which, is to increase the public appreciation of crafts. Crafts pass on traditions, give pleasure, is a popular subject at school, and provide a livelihood to many.
Slovenia Post has issued a stamp, which depicts the famous picture by Janez Šubic “The Adoration of the Magi”. The B-rate stamp shows a classic Christmas scene: the Three Kings or Three Wise Men of the Orient have come, bearing gifts, to pay homage to the newborn Christ child. Jesus is held in the arms of his mother Mary and the Magi are disposed in front of him in various attitudes. The first kneels before him, the second removes his crown in greeting and the third waits in the background with his gift.
Technical Details Issue Date: 03.10.2015 Designer: Viggo Ree, Enzo Finger (arr.) Printer: Joh.
This set of five stamps from Latvia celebrated the 300th Anniversary of Libau (Libaja) in 1925. It featured views of the area: 6-12s. Harbour and lighthouse 15-25s. Town Hall 25-35s. Spa health pavilion 30-40. St. Anna's Church 50-60s.
This stamp represents a Roman bridge, with a single arch, located near Lamon, one of the few remaining architectural remains of the Via Claudia Augusta.